Ten J.B. Young students participated in a Mock Trial event Saturday, October 25th, at the Scott County Courthouse. Mock trial is designed to introduce students to our legal system by providing a challenging, academic competition. The program offered students an opportunity for personal growth and achievement, emphasizing the importance of research, presentation, and teamwork. J.B. Young’s 7-8th grade students met three days a week during 8th period and learned about contemporary public issues and our legal system. This year, more than 2,000 students from across Iowa participated. There were a total of 16 teams that competed in the Davenport Regional this past Saturday, three went on to the state competition. Congratulations to those students who worked hard in preparation for his competition: Izzy Peterson, Shyisha Hodges, Leanna Soots, Molly Galant, Christian Koehler, Isabel Buchana, Aiyana Litt, Kioni Litt, Ivy Hoffmaster, and Lynzie Durr.